Food Stories: Weathering Storms and Building Community
Recently, I sat down with Janet, who participated in The Happy Kitchen/La Cocina Alegre’s® 6-week series of cooking and nutrition classes for cancer survivors in the spring of 2012. One of the first things she said to me, in her warm Louisiana drawl, is that she feels weird about having the spotlight on her because she feels that she’s not perfect example of weight loss. But this series of stories is not about perfect people, it’s about real people and their real experiences, both good and difficult. This series is about folks reading a story and knowing that someone else has been through what they might be going through.
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